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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,201 5,813 58.5 57.1-59.9 2,323 26.2 25.0-27.5 1,065 15.3 14.2-16.5
-Davidson County 245 134 49.2 41.0-57.5 68 31.4 23.9-39.9 43 19.5 13.5-27.2
GENDER
Male 106 40 35.9 25.5-47.7 34 35.4 24.3-48.2 32 28.7 19.2-40.7
Female 139 94 67.2 57.0-76.0 34 25.9 17.9-35.8 11 6.9 3.5-13.3
RACE
White 200 110 53.3 44.8-61.5 54 29.2 21.9-37.7 36 17.6 12.4-24.3
Other 43 22 36.4 19.9-57.0 14 38.3 20.4-60.2 7 25.2 10.7-48.7
AGE
18-44 137 73 47.4 36.7-58.3 41 33.0 23.3-44.4 23 19.6 12.1-30.2
45+ 108 61 53.3 42.3-63.9 27 27.6 18.5-39.1 20 19.1 12.0-29.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 138 62 39.8 29.2-51.5 42 35.1 24.8-47.1 34 25.0 16.4-36.2
Some College + 107 72 64.7 53.2-74.7 26 25.1 16.3-36.5 9 10.2 5.1-19.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 68 45.8 34.4-57.6 41 36.4 25.5-48.9 23 17.8 10.7-28.3
$50,000+ 92 55 52.7 40.3-64.9 20 21.9 13.3-33.8 17 25.4 15.0-39.6

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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